Associate Project Manager

POSITION: Associate Project Manager

LOCATION: Providence, RI

Summary: Due to our growth, our Providence office is seeking an Associate Project Manager (APM) to provide support on a number of projects, including our successful Brownfields practice. Ransom offers an exciting and flexible work culture. An APM may be an engineer, scientist, or geologist serving on a variety of multi-disciplinary project teams responsible for conducting and/or participating in environmental assessment and remediation projects. This person plays a critical role in the success of both the organization and the technical staff for whom they may supervise during the completion of assigned projects. APMs are expected to manage all facets of selected projects and specific tasks of larger, more complex projects. Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) experience is required and a working knowledge of Rhode Island and Connecticut regulations are a plus.

Position responsibilities:

Project Management support, including, but not limited to:

  • Initiate projects. Work with Project Managers or Senior Project Managers to establish project teams, complete project initiation documents and establish project schedules. Develop scopes of work and cost estimates;
  • Manage project implementation. With assigned project team, ensure that all steps and procedures are taken according to Ransom SOPs and that all work is completed as planned and scheduled. This includes keeping clients, subcontractors, sub-consultants and vendors informed of the on-going status of projects and providing adequate management, advice and technical support to members of the project team;
  • Coordinate/Communicate with peers and support staff. Work with other Associate Project Managers, Project Managers and Senior Project Managers to avoid or eliminate conflicts in schedule due to changes in projects;
  • Maintain project status. Keep the project status reporting system (i.e., Ransom Project Database System) current with the actions and changes that take place on assigned projects so the overall organization is able to respond to client requests;
  • Provide technical support for other Project Scientists/Engineers during field work activities.
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to learn new skills; and
  • Mentor junior staff.

Field Work Support

  • Assist in the design and/or periodic supervision of field investigations and remediation operations
  • Provide technical support during field investigations

Document Preparation

  • Develop report(s), letters, work plans, etc. as directed by the Project Manager or Senior Project Manager.

Education and Training requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in an environmental-oriented field of study (environmental science or related engineering, geology, hydrogeology, etc.)
  • More than 6 years of professional experience; advanced degrees (i.e., Master of Science) may be “pro-rated” as professional experience.
  • Prior experience working for an environmental consulting or engineering company preferred
  • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training

If you are interested in opportunities at Ransom, we’d like to hear from you. Please submit a resume and cover letter to: 

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